The World Soil Museum is a key asset and it has a scientific and educational value. It shows the use and aesthetics of soils for a more general public. Above all the Museum displays the wide range of soils in the world with their different properties and management requirements.
Visitors to the Museum include:
secondary and high school students
university students in the natural resources sciences, including agriculture, biology, ecology, environment, forestry, geography and soil science
researchers and managers from national and international organisations
specialised study groups
The Museum is an important component of our tailor-made educational programmes, that can vary in duration from one-hour to one week, on topics like: soils of the tropics, soil survey and classification, soil degradation and soil conservation, and soil fertility management